Lyrics: First verse Tell me what it is that makes the world go round money money What is it that talks but doesn't make a sound Money Money You may be crazy you may be lazy But then you'd like to know What is the reason keeps you from freexing Out in the hail and snow I'll explain the reason why I'll tell you sure be fore I die And if you listen yu will hear me cry Chorus Money money money money all the time Money money money wish I had a dime Land lord hollers well I guess it's up to you You will either pay your rent or else Skidoo Money money money hear the people cry Hear it when you're born and until you die What will you do When you haven't a sou it's money money all the time Second verse Once a cashier of a bank thought he would like money money With a sackful of Green backs he took a Hike Rummy Dummy And when they caught him my how he fought them But then it was no use He'd spent a plenty the Judge said twenty Years in the calliboos Now he's in a flat that's free The land lord won’t say twenty three And ev’ry sunday he will go to church
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The derogatory terms, images, and ideas that appear in some of this sheet music are not condoned by the University of Mississippi. They do represent the attitudes of a number of Americans at the times the songs were published. As such, it is hoped that the sheet music in this collection can aid students of music, history, and other disciplines to better understand popular American music and racial stereotypes from the 19th- and early 20th-centuries. Read the introduction for further information to use when contextualizing this item: http://220.127.116.11/cdm4/intro_harris.php